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has until tuesday to rule on a controversial voter i.d. law. at issue is whether the new law disenfranchises voters. some people face obstacles just trying to get the photo identification card. >> reporter: was this easy to get or too hard to get? >> it was very hard to get. >> reporter: 68-year-old doris clark was turned down three times, applying for her pennsylvania voter i.d. card. and every time, she says, the state wanted another document. original birth certificate, original social security card, then she needed her husband's death certificate when a clerk demanded proof of her married name. after four tries she got the card but resented all the obstacles. >> you feel like why am i going through all these things? i'm not bin laden's wife. you know? i've been here all my life. i've been voting since it's been legal for me to vote. >> reporter: clark's testimony in state court in pennsylvania represents a growing legal challenge to voter i.d. laws, specifically how difficult some states have made it for voters to actually get the cards, especially voters who are low inco
to respond to it. you saw this week, he touted his health care law in massachusetts, which was a little awkward for him. but he's kind of showing that he does have an empathetic side. but meanwhile the obama campaign is also coming back. they're releasing new web ad this morning. they're slamming him for bain again for his private equity experience. so i think you're going to see these themes recurring again and again. >> okay. good to see you both as always. thank you. >>> we're going to go now to the weekend weather forecast and get a live look at new york city. and there we have nbc meteorologist -- that's part of new york city. but doesn't look like the usual beautiful view. that's really pretty. look at that. central park kind of nice. >> very nice. >> that's the usual spot right there. we see times square, which is pretty empty this time of day. good morning to you. >> good morning to you, too. nice to see a little greenery first thing on a saturday morning. in new york city. even with the fog, that mist, that drizzle that mist in the air. we're going to see some improvements as w
has just enumerated, but also because the world has changed around us. in part because the laws our policy. we spent an awful lot of time, effort and money after world war ii creating an international system, economic system in particular to stimulate the growth in the rest of the world. so, this is the success of the policy of several decades that has made us relatively less strong in terms of disposable cash and disposable incentives to get to the behavior that we want to see. militarily, we surely are as strong as we have ever been, but we live in a world that has a number of nuclear powers and we still live in the world before 1957 that had not. so, other than us. you know, to me it hardly even seems worth debating this is a different world. >> i was told we have to debate. [inaudible] the decline is the wrong word. i think the world is getting more crowded. they are growing faster and in economic terms the u.s. will have the west shared wealth for the years ahead but there isn't a country by the way that is as jessica said that is a story of american success. it's for 60 years
, sarah silverman stars in "let me people vote." >> there are these brand-new laws which are presented as a way to prevent voter fraud but are, in fact, designed to make it hard for specific people to vote. black people, elderly people, poor people and students. hmm, i wonder what those demographics have in common? oh, yeah. they're probably going to vote for this guy. >> the fight against voter i.d. laws has been a hot topic, so obviously it addresses that. sarah silverman, not a megastar, but somebody who does sort of get that youth interest. why do you think that ad was so popular? >> people love sarah, and if you saw the whole ad, it was something you wouldn't play on tv. >> exactly. that's the part we could play. >> it was a lot saltier than tv would allow us. she's been political along the way. she tried to get old jewish people to vote in florida the last election, and she's had a very funny, very clear voice. she says a lot of things pore people just won't say. >> howard bragman, always love having you here. i see you tomorrow at the big wedding. >> we'll dance. >> thank you so
. >> tonight jimmy welcomes ice t from "law & order," justin kirk from "animal practice" and hunter hayes, a favorite around here. that is "late night with jimmy fallon." all right, time now for some entertainment news. it's the weekend. let's check out the box office. an animated film about a vampire inn keeper is expected to suck the life out of its rivals. it's about a high end hotel operated by dracula. it's expected to pull in $28 million to $38 million. >> so a time traveling hitman and bruce willis is the hitman. >> good reviews. >> analyst who's are experts say it should land in the high teen millions. >>> and prospect for the education drama "won't back down" aren't as good. it may gross in the $5 million range. elsewhere, it is a boy for reese witherspoon and her talent agent husband who married last year. congratulations to them. cool name here, tennessee james. he's named after witherspoon's home state. >> that sounds like a country song. >> and lil wayne has overtaken elvis presley's record for a top 100 hits. a record that stood uncontested. all right. here's a talker. kelly
and the kid is taken in by law enforcement and often charged as a criminal for the crime of prostitution, and the man who is buying the services of a minor is sent home. we don't want to ruin your life, we don't want to make things hard for you, go home to your wife and family. >> pretty disturbing and unbelievable thing to hear. we had an extensive conversation. we will bring you our full conversation tomorrow night at 7:00. thanks for joining us. >>> tonight, countdown to war with iran. >> from there it's only a few months, possibly a few weeks, before they get enough enriched uranium for the first bomb. >> tony blair's warning to ahmadinejad. >> the risk for conflict is a risk of miscalculation by the iranian regime that we're not serious about this. we are. >> his hopes for peace in the middle east. >> i do believe it's possible to reach a solution. >> and why the former british prime minister says one of the world's most dangerous hot spots just might be the guest chair on a certain talk show. >> with you, i was always nervous. >> plus battleground america, 40 days to go until the e
-christian law firm and they read, "in any war between the civilized man and the savages, support the civilized man, support israel, defeat jihad." jewish, christian and muslim leaders alike have called the ads hate speech. but a federal judge ruled the ads are protected under the first amendment. so legally, there's not much the critics can do. but that did not stop this woman from spray painting one of the posters. you may recognize her as a frequent guest here on our network, reporting on egypt. >> tell me. tell me what you're arresting me for. is everybody watching? that is the scene that took place in the subway just a few days ago. mona joins me now. so mona, you were arrested, you spent about 22 hours in police custody. what made you do it? was it worth it? >> well, deb, good morning. i decided to spray paint that poster because i considered the poster racist and bigoted. i'm a big fan of the first amendment and i'm a big fan of freedom of speech and protected speech. i believe that that ad was considered by a federal judge to be protected speech and i believe what i did was protected sp
and the kid is taken in by law enforcement and often charged as a criminal for the
's law that just makes sense. growth >> he's trying to... i don't, and the, i think, during the debate. >> governor romney has been practicing for months and the invasion of normandy took less preparation, than he is putting into these debates. >> chris: well, that was governor romney and top obama advisor david axelrod playing the expectations game ahead of wednesday's first presidential debate. it is time for our sunday group, bill kristol of "the weekly standard," liz mar lantas, syndicated talk show host laura ingraham and political analyst juan williams. bill you heard paul ryan say romney will offer the country a clear choice of two different economic futures. is that what he needs to do wednesday? is that enough? >> i think, he needs to win the debate. that is my advice to governor romney and it is time to begin panicking and that means offering his own way ahead and, really explaining why the next four years under president obama will be disastrous, shouldn't focus on the last four years, focus on the next four years and clear choice, and really lay out what four more years of
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